With breast cancer being a big part of life’s journey for our patients and their family and friends, we always strive to provide useful information to help them throughout the process.
From debunking breast cancer myths, to fundraising tips, to caregiving advice, we want to be a partner with you each step of the way.
Below we’ve compiled a few of our favorite articles that we hope you’ll find useful, informational, and inspirational.
Preventative Measures: Staying Healthy to Stave Off Breast Cancer
Have you ever heard that wearing a bra with underwire increases your chances of breast cancer? According to health.com, this has been totally debunked by the scientific community.
There are a lot of myths about what does and doesn’t cause cancer. That’s why we’re sharing 5 ways that the Mayo Clinic has listed as being proven to decrease the risk of breast cancer—and every slight decrease counts!
The Importance of “Thinking Pink” 365 Days a Year
It’s important we not just “think pink” in October, but every month of the year by spreading the word and becoming an advocate.
Traditionally, October is a time of great momentum for Breast Cancer Awareness, but the excitement of all the October events doesn’t have to end there! You can support these efforts, to increase breast cancer awareness right in your own backyard—and beyond—365 days a year.
Here are some creative, original ways to “think pink” all year long.
5 Myths About Breast Cancer
There’s a lot of false information swirling around these days about what causes breast cancer.
It can be really confusing and overwhelming to sift through what information is valid and what is just plain untrue. Not only that, but some of this information can make the difference in early breast cancer detection.
That’s why we’re debunking these 5 myths that you may have heard about breast cancer.
How to Organize, Prepare, and Host a Breast Cancer Fundraising Event
Breast cancer fundraising events are a fantastic way to show support for someone you know who has breast cancer, or support awareness breast cancer awareness and research. Like most events, fundraising for breast cancer requires important event planning steps, such as organizing, preparing, and hosting.
However, unlike most events, breast cancer fundraising requires a few key, specific steps for raising money and registering your event with the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
How to Positively Support Someone with Breast Cancer
On average, 1 out of 8 women will get diagnosed with breast cancer. This statistic puts the harsh reality of this disease into perspective. Because you might not know how to react to a friend who says she has breast cancer, we put together some suggestions for you should this unfortunate situation happen.
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